This devastating injury ended his basketball career. However, he stayed at SLU as a student. (L12) (L47) While attending St. Louis U., in 1950, he ran away with his second cousin, Connye Hanna, and married in Pocahontas, Arkansas. Connye was the granddaughter of Lizzie’s sister, Rachel (Lorne) Hall. Two weeks before they married, Connye, having gotten pregnant by another boy, gave birth to a baby girl name Cydne Rae.
(Gutzweiler 1) Buzzing with excitement, the theater hosted the first national screening of “A League of Their Own” on July 1, 1992 (Heeke 1). The Astra was one of the first to have air conditioning, to emphasize this, they put up penguin posters to bring people in. Some went, not to see the movies, but to feel the air conditioning.The cost being 12 to 10 cents, was a good deal to cool off and watch a movie, so the theater became a very popular place. Although the effects of the Great Depression seemed to have impacted other Indiana theaters, the Astra remained strong. Bernie used to say, “Now this is the business to be into; where everybody pays.” (Gutzweiler
A year later in 1957 his Father, George Chihuly who work as a meatpacker and a union organizer died of a heart attack. After the death of his brother and his father Dale lost motivation in school but, even with poor grades his Mother, Viola, encouraged him to go to college. He first enrolled at the college of the Puget
Six months after Jackie was born, Jerry told Mallie that he was going to visit his brother in Texas, but Mallie was afraid Jerry would never come back to his family. Unfortunately, she was right. Later she learned that he had left home and gone away with a neighbor’s wife. After Jackie 's father left the family, Mallie decided to move the family to their Uncle Burton’s house. Mallie got a job washing and ironing and started making money, although she didn’t make enough.
In West Branch Iowa- The first U.S president to be born west of Mississippi River. Growing up for Hoover wasn't exactly easy. When he was 6 years old, his father, Jesse Clark Hoover, passed away from a heart attack. Three years later his mother, Huldah Minthorn Hoover, passed away from pneumonia. Leaving Hoover an orphan with his Older brother, Theodore and his younger sister, Mary.
Ever since I can remember, I have been passionate about motion pictures and the film industry. While watching various genres of motion pictures, I took notice of the lack of ethnic diversity tied to many American films. My major in film and video here at Georgia State University this pique my interest to engage and research the evolution of minorities in motion pictures. As a minority myself, I took it upon myself to research and analyze the amount of ethnic diversity in throughout the film history of America for this assignment. During my research, I came across various articles that allocate with the central theme of minorities in motion pictures.
Smith , whom is Teacher’s assistant , William Smith . She didn’t realize till her wedding that she Levitt shortly after and married him and later had two children with him , then they later divorced because he was a alcoholic . She did three musicals while carrying her second child and then went into the hospital recovering from the caesarean birth . While in the hospital she was visited by Dorothy Fields and was asked to star as Annie Oakley in a musical Fields brother was writing , Merman accepted , but in late November Field’s brother died , Irving Berlin was hired to take his place and that’s where the show Annie Get Your Gun came from . Annie Get Your Gun opened on May 16 , 1946 and ran for approximately 1,147 in three years .
Meadowlark Lemon’s wife, Dr. Cynthia Lemon confirmed that he passed away at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was born in the area known as Jim Crow South and was raised by his aunt and uncle because his parents went their separate ways. He wasn’t sure what he wanted to do with his life until he was 11-years-old. At that time, he saw a newsreel featuring the Harlem Globetrotters. Meadowlark Lemon wrote in
The book “Walk Two Moons” opens on Salamanca or Sal for short who was going to Idaho from Ohio with her grandparents to see her mother who was no longer with the family. While they are on the road her grandfather asks to hear a story so Sal tells her grandparents the story of Phoebe. She tells them about how she and her father moved from their huge farm back in Kentucky to a small neighborhood with close together houses in Ohio so that her father could be closer Margaret Cadaver who Sal did not like, Margaret’s (Mrs. Cadaver) neighbor was Phoebe. Soon, strange notes begin appearing on Phoebe’s doorstep and the only explanation that Phoebe’s young mind can think of is that there is a lunatic in the neighborhood. On top of this Phoebe’s mother
Her other two sons, Darl and Jewel, continue to antagonize each other. Darl constantly asks Jewel does he know if “Addie Bundren is going to die?”(Faulkner, 40) knowing that Jewel was her favorite and Jewel was heartbroken by her death but never showed it. This conflict continues throughout the novel demonstrating the feelings the two brothers have for their mother. The family continues onward to Jackson, Mississippi where they are to bury Addie as her dying request according to her husband, Anse. The Bundrens reach a river that is a difficult cross because of the rushing current.
The novel starts off with an injured Confederate soldier, Inman, from the Battle of Fredericksburg. Inman was tended at a hospital but decides to leave at night to return to his lover, Ada Monroe, at Cold Mountain, North Carolina. Ada on the other hand did not live a glorious life at home. Her father soon dies and she is left to take over her father’s farm called the Black Cove. With the help of her friend, Ruby, the two women worked to make the farm in good condition.
at the end of July 1916 to see his parents, siblings and friends, most of whom were still farming or employed as labourers. It was likely that at this time they would have gone over the tragedy that befell William 's 13 year old sister Sarah Ann, for she had drowned on a July day in 1910. This sorrow may have only lightly touched William for Sarah had only been a baby when he left the farm as a young man. All other indications are that the rest of the time was a joyous reunion. John Sr. had split up his farm to at least 3 of his sons and had started a venture in being a mink fur farmer as he aged.
Fred Agee was born on March 3, 1931 in Magnolia Alabama. The second oldest of six children born to Aaron E. Sr. and Rosetta Agee. His mother passed away early in his childhood and his father remarried Lula Ree Agee (née Williams) who unselfishly raised the Agee children along with two children of her own. Always a popular student and an outstanding football player, Fred graduated from Marengo County High School in (date?). In 1952, he married the love his life and his high school sweetheart, Alice Ruth Brackett, affectionately known as Baby Ruth and the young couple moved to Birmingham, Alabama and later migrated to Gary, Indiana where they raised their family.
During my paper you should maybe get a feel of what it was like from Jacksons point of view. Jackson was born on January, 24, 1824 in Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia). When he was three years old his dad and six year old sister Elizabeth died of typhoid fever. Because of that his mother re-married a man named Blake Woodson who actually had a record of not liking Step-children. For the marriage to work Julia had to send Thomas, and Laura were sent to Jacksons mill, and his uncle had to take care of him.
Truman Capote’s childhood was filled with both sad and uplifting moments. Capote was born Truman Streckfus Persons in New Orleans, Louisiana on September 30, 1924 (Encyclopedia 1). Capote’s parents, Lillie Mae Faulk and Archulus Persons, got a divorce soon after his birth (World 615). As a result of their split, Capote was neglected as a child (“Biography” 1). Throughout the majority of his early childhood, Capote seldom saw either of his parents because of the fact that he lived with his mother’s side of the family in Monroeville, Alabama (Famous 3).